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Sep 10, 2014, 14:51 ET

Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP Announces Key Decision of New York Federal Court: Franchisee Contractual Disclaimers of Reliance Do Not Violate New York Franchise Act and Defeat Statutory Claims of Fraud

Reversing both a months old decision of the very same court and an earlier decision of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the...

Sep 09, 2014, 14:09 ET
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Baskin-Robbins Franchise Opportunities Available Throughout Southern California

 Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering Southern California residents the exclusive scoop on how...

Sep 09, 2014, 13:55 ET
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Baskin-Robbins Seeks Detroit-Area Entrepreneurs For Existing Franchise Opportunities

Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering Detroit-area residents the exclusive scoop on how to own their...

Sep 05, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Announces Proposed Settlement of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Securities Litigation

 The following statement is being issued by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP regarding The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc....

Sep 02, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Baskin-Robbins Invites Guests To "Fall" In Love With New September Flavor Of The Month And Seasonal Frozen Treats

 Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is helping guests get ready for the fall season with its new September...

Aug 29, 2014, 08:00 ET
How does the 2015 Nissan Altima compare to the competing 2015 Mazda6? Find out with help from Robbins Nissan! (PRNewsFoto/Robbins Nissan)

2015 Nissan Altima signals its release by beating up on its competitors

When comparing the Houston area's top mid-size sedans, it might be easy to simply assume that pitting one against another is roughly akin to...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:48 ET
Shown here with the competing Toyota Prius C, the 2015 Nissan LEAF is now available at Robbins Nissan, serving the Houston area from its location in Humble, Texas. (PRNewsFoto/Robbins Nissan)

2015 Nissan LEAF arrives at Robbins Nissan with its gloves up

True to form, the just-arrived 2015 Nissan LEAF has done little to lighten up on its predecessor's penchant for envelope-pushing. And, having...

Aug 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN & DOWD LLP Announces Proposed Settlement of VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S SECURITIES LITIGATION

The following statement is being issued by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP regarding the VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S SECURITIES...

Aug 22, 2014, 08:20 ET
The attractive 2015 models of the Chevy Impala (top) and Malibu have now arrived at Robbins Chevy, and are available to test drive today! (PRNewsFoto/Robbins Chevy)

2015 models of Chevy Malibu and Impala roll into Robbins Chevy

In its quest to reassert itself among the family sedan giants, Chevrolet has pulled out all the stops for 2015. Now, two of the iconic American...

Aug 19, 2014, 10:06 ET
For drivers searching for refreshing design and excellent fuel economy, Robbins Nissan near Houston as now added the 2015 models of both the Versa sedan and the Versa Note hatchback. (PRNewsFoto/Robbins Nissan)

Pair of efficient compact cars arrives at Robbins Nissan

In its mission to provide stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles to drivers in the Houston area, one local auto dealership's latest offerings now have...

Aug 18, 2014, 20:32 ET
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Attention Ocwen Financial Corporation Investors: Ocwen Misled Investors According to a Recently Filed Class Action

 Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE: OCN) has filed a federal...

Aug 13, 2014, 18:59 ET
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Acquisition of Fortegra Financial Corporation by Tiptree Financial Inc. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

 Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF) by...

Aug 11, 2014, 19:08 ET
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Acquisition of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. by Kinder Morgan, Inc. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

 Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB)...

Aug 11, 2014, 17:13 ET
Both efficient and affordable, Robbins Chevy welcomes the 2014 Chevy Spark and 2014 Chevy Sonic to its Houston-area dealership. Schedule a test drive today! (PRNewsFoto/Robbins Chevy)

Drivers to find dual fuel-efficient options at Robbins Chevy

With so many miles to travel, the Houston metropolitan area can often be a threatening grid to the cost-conscious driver. However, one local...

Aug 08, 2014, 14:03 ET
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Robbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. on Behalf of Shareholders

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP is investigating whether certain officers and directors of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:...

Aug 07, 2014, 17:44 ET
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Acquisition of Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. by Independent Bank Corp. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEOP) by...

Aug 07, 2014, 17:43 ET
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Attention Yelp Inc. Investors: Yelp Requires Payment to Suppress Negative Reviews According to a Recently Filed Class Action

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) has filed a federal securities fraud class...

Aug 06, 2014, 20:52 ET
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Attention EDAP TMS S.A. Investors: EDAP Misled Investors According to a Recently Filed Class Action

 Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of EDAP TMS S.A. (NASDAQ: EDAP) has filed a federal securities fraud...

Aug 06, 2014, 20:47 ET
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Attention Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Investors: Penn West Misled Investors According to a Recently Filed Class Action

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE: PWE) has filed a federal securities...

Aug 06, 2014, 16:44 ET
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Attention DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Investors: DreamWorks Misled Investors According to a Recently Filed Class Action

 Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) has filed a federal...